Gov. Edwards postpones statewide tour, plans emergency meeting for severe weather threat

Marie Constantin / MGN

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Gov. John Bel Edward's Office has announced that that the statewide tour will be rescheduled due to the threat of severe weather this weekend.

The governor has been traveling the state to meet with teachers and veterans, and he was planning an RV tour for his re-election campaign. He was scheduled to be in Alexandria on Wednesday.

Instead, Gov. Edwards Edwards will host a Unified Command Group (UCG) meeting to discuss potential developments of a tropical weather system and the possible impacts in Louisiana. The governor is scheduled to hold a press conference Wednesday around 8:30 a.m.

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